What are YOU expecting? Thoughts for the start of a New Year…

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“Expecting” is one of many paintings I created during the summer of 2016. But this one was special. I painted it with a friend in mind. A friend who was expecting. Expecting. Hoping. Dreaming. But with a heart that was understandably guarded. A heart that had been on this same course before, but disappointed many times. […]

5 years later. 5 years wiser. (Did I actually learn something?)

Five years ago I decided to stop fighting with time. It was a losing battle. We are currently in detente. This is working much better for me than trying to be the conqueror ever was.

“Stop trying so hard.”  “Stop working so hard.” “Stop trying to prove something.” Did I Stop? Looking back over the last five years, I think I actually DID! Last night we went to an annual event that in years past has caused me much sadness. It was an opening reception for an exhibit of 100+ local […]

Alphabetized.

“I REALLY want to put them in order, Mom.” said Nathan. “What you do mean?” I replied. “You know. Alphabetical Order. Like at the library.” “Ohhh.” Are you sure you want to take the time to do that?” His look of confusion and disbelief at the thought of doing it any other way took me by […]

House For Sale in Travelers Rest, SC

My biggest art project is finally complete. Which means it is time to move on to the next project. 3,054 is a LOT of square feet for just three people. Since I am not very good at living with anything less than perfection, we’ve decided to downsize, for the main reason of having LESS to […]